On the Feast of Saints Louis and Zélie Martin

by | Jul 13, 2017 | Catholic Cuisine, St. Therese, Sts. Louis and Zelie Martin | 2 comments

“Mrs. Martin loved her darling Therese as much as she could. Mr. Martin loved his sweet little girl as much as he could. He called her his Little Queen. And Baby Therese loved her mother and father as much as ever she could…” ~ Excerpt from Catholic Children’s Treasure Box: Book 1

Sts. Louis, Therese, and Zelie – Handpainted by Catholic Folk Toys
“As little birds learn to sing by listening to their parents, so children learn the science of virtues, the sublime song of Divine Love, from souls responsible for forming them.” ~ St. Therese
Watchmaker Cake with Cameo in Lace Candy
Saints Louis & Zélie Martin, ora pro nobis!

2 Comments

  1. Marion

    What a lovely story. The food looks delicious. That book is charming. Marion and Marilyn

    2017-07-13 22:23:12

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  2. Debbie

    Such a sweet celebration. But how did you manage all of this Jessica with a newborn and your busy schedule? Perhaps did your lovely daughters bake and decorate this beautiful watchmaker clock and lace cake. Beautifully done!

    2017-07-15 18:38:13

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